Royal Challengers Bangalore clinched a thrilling last-ball one run victory over Chennai Super Kings in IPL cricket at Bangalore , last night. Chasing a victory target of 162 runs, the visitors could manage 160 for eight in the stipulated 20 overs with the help of MS Dhoni’s 84 off 48 balls. Dhoni single-handedly took the team to the doorsteps of victory but he failed as Shardul Thakur was dismissed, while taking a single, when they needed 2 off the final ball.
Put into bat first, the hosts posted 161 for seven in 20 overs riding on Parthiv Patel’s 53 runs. Patel was named the Player of the Match for his brilliant innings. Earlier, in another encounter, Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets at Hyderabad today. Put into bat first, Kolkata scored 159 for eight in 20 overs.
Hyderabad overhauled the target with 30 balls remaining. With this win, Hyderabad have climbed to third position on the points table. Today, Rajasthan Royals will take on Delhi Capitals at Jaipur. The match will begin at 8 p.m.